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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP).
Voters will again head to the polls for the party primary runoff elections on Tuesday, August 27.
The fourth Saturday in September is the day marked on the calendar for the 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival in Forest, and that day is quickly approaching.
Make no mistake, Sean Gerald accepted the job as head football coach at Morton High School to build a winning football program, but simply winning football games is not his only goal.
On August 7 Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed early morning raids at seven food processing plants across Mississippi.

Midway News


Christian publishes book on Odom Family

Pastor Rev. Wesley Griffin’s First Year Anniversary will be held August 11th at 2:00 pm at Midway M. B. Church. The colors are purple and black. Rev. Keith Berry will be the guest speaker. Rev. Sinclair of Milwaukee, Wisconsin will deliver the morning message.

Thelma Keyes

Celebrate the month

of August

Good Morning/Evening!

I wrote an article last week but I accidentally hit a wrong key and it did not send to the right e-mail!!

Lone Pilgrim News


Choose Love

Fourth Sunday morning message was delivered by Rev. Timothy Croff, from Judges 7th Chapter and the 7th verse.  Subject – Follow The Master Plan.    Responsive Reading was done by Rev. Croff, from Hebrews 10th chapter. Altar Call and Prayer was delivered by Rev. Jimmy Dale White.

Election Results

The following are unofficial election results for the party primary elections on August 6 released by the Scott County Circuit Clerk’s office. There were a total of 6,673 votes cast in Scott County during the primary election.

Morton News


Announcements: We Care Mission Food Distribution dates for the month are:  Friday, August 9 and Friday, August 23. Registration for distribution is held in Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street, from 10 a.m.-12 noon. All households eligible to receive food must have the required documentation with them.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

AUG. 7: Tony Dennis, David Robbins, Thomas Fairchild,  Bill Dearman III, Sheila Hatch, Marianna Fountain, Gina Griffin, Michael B. McCusker, Sam Nelson.

The Message


Don’t be discouraged

If you’re discouraged today, please know God loves you!

He desires to bless and answer your prayers…. I promise!

“If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” (John 15:7)